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Open for Applications: The Documentary Campus Masterschool
26 Jul 2017 : Katie McNeice
The intensive training initiative is aimed at European documentary filmmakers, offering tailored training and advice across all genres.

The deadline for applications is Thursday November 30th.

The Masterschool will mentor fifteen teams to make exciting documentaries (one-offs, multi-platform and series) for the international market, and takes place over a ten-month period.

Teams will receive invaluable feedback from experienced documentary professionals and have the unique opportunity to pitch their projects to a panel of carefully selected international commissioning editors at the largest Industry Event, the Leipzig Networking Days, in October.

The primary target group includes nonfiction professionals such as authors, directors, producers, commissioning editors and film funds, who are:

  • experienced in their domestic markets
  • recommended by a broadcaster or funding body
  • striving to work on an international level
  • looking out for new business strategies
  • with strong and advanced documentary projects for an international audience (including
  • long- and short-form series, cross-platform projects, formats and one-offs)
  • open to learn and to adapt their projects to the needs of their targeted market (TV or digital plattforms)
  • with excellent English language skills

Application Materials

  • Treatment: Maximum 2-page story-outline proposal, a tagline and a short approx. ten line synopsis.
  • Access: Evidence of access to key characters or institutions. This can be presented as a written statement in your treatment and/or as part of the visual material in your teaser
  • Releases of main protagonists MUST be signed by the second session
  • Budget: First draft of a budget and financing plan
  • Trailer: Teaser or character reel (max. 3 min) of key protagonists
  • Profile: Information on production team: director/producer profile picture, CVs and company profile, if applicable
  • Self-Presentation Film: Short video (max. 4 min) explaining your motivation to take part in the Masterschool
  • Showreel: A brief showreel of your previous work (maximum 3 minutes)
  • Recommendation: A letter of recommendation from a commissioner, funder, experienced production house or experienced distributor
  • Still/Photo for each submitted project (ideally in color 1600px x 400 px)

Michael Grotenhoff, Alumnus:
"With the 2012 developed cross-media project „netwars“, I went unconventional ways in which the Masterschool enabled me to develop not only the project, but also an alternative business model for financing multiplatform projects. This was an enormous help for the whole company, to become sustainable in the radical shift of digital media. The company has reinvented itself as a production partner for high-quality documentaries that stand for innovative storytelling – be it dramatically or technically."

Visit www.documentary-campus.com for more information


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